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  1. 3rd Generation Explorers | 2002-2005
    Hi, I have been driving this Explorer for the last year. It has 120k miles on it. Recently, it began feeling a “little floaty” at speeds 65mph and over. The sensation is that the tires are not 100% in contact with the road which gives the vehicle a “floaty” feeling…like any small turn of the...
  2. 5th Generation Explorers | 2011 - Present
    Hi everyone! I have a 2015 Explorer Sport with about 100,000 miles. Just recently we have started hearing a pop or clunking sound coming from the steering/front end when turning right or when the wheel spins to the right after taking a left turn. Has anyone experienced this before? Any ideas...
  3. 5th Generation Explorers | 2011 - Present
    Hello, I was hoping someone may have advice to offer. In December 2018 I purchased a used 2015 Explorer with about 43k miles. When I turn my steering wheel at low speeds I hear a whining noise from underneath the hood and/or vehicle. After speaking to a mechanic not very experienced with the...
  4. 5th Generation Explorers | 2011 - Present
    At low speeds or dry steering, there is a grinding coming from under the dash. I've checked outside the car, and there is no noise, Looked at strut tower bearings they seem fine. There was no noise with winter tires, just started with new summers. I'm thinking it's the electric power...
  5. 2nd Generation Explorers | 1995-2001
    Title says it all. Both the steering wheel and ignition are locked up on my 1999 Explorer Eddie Baure Edition with anti-theft, awd . No amount of turning, pushing etc. works. Thank-you for any type of help on this.
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